Thinking with Type
Thinking With Type, now in its second edition, is an absolute staple in the stable of any type lover, typographic hopeful or word-wary graphic designer. Get up on history, function, type types and definitions...this illustrated guide is inspiring, informative and fun.
Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form--what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words.